Average Bench: 60.2% (241st of 1206)

Based on 43,787 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906E9 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-7100 CPU @ 3.90GHz
Poor: 43%Average: 60.2% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Above average average bench

The Intel Core i3-7100 averaged 39.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 109Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 192Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i3-7100 is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i3-7100 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 296Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 292Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 43,787 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.3 1-Core 109 120
128 2-Core 192 225
72.3% 150 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 4-Core 286 325
221 8-Core 292 325
39.5% 289 Pts
Min Avg Max
220 64-Core 296 328
19.9% 296 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 213
80% 167 Pts
4-Core 316
8-Core 316
43% 316 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 119
2-Core 222
81% 171 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 314
43% 313 Pts
64-Core 313
21% 313 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 120
2-Core 184
75% 152 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 321
44% 321 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 114
2-Core 213
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 315
43% 314 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 107
2-Core 186
70% 146 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 312
42% 311 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,128,478 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $117 @ launch in Jan '17
AmazonUS $1351 hr
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Typical Core i3-7100 Builds (Compare 14,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B250M-DS3H - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $482

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.90 GHz)
Code NameKaby Lake
Launch DateQ1'17
Processor Numberi3-7100
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$117.00
Clock Speed3.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP51 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350.00 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2133/2400, DDR3L-1333/1600 @ 1.35V
Memory Channels2
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes

 Comments

Kaby Lake 7th generation Kaby Lake Core i3 processor...

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20 days ago.

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Excellent

26 days ago.

bu cpu çoğu oyunu bence rahatlıkla karşılar fiyatı biraz pahalı fakat verdiğiniz paraya değecek


Good

1 month ago.

This cpu is and i5 equivalent ~i5 7400 it worth and I recommand it!


Excellent

4 months ago.

Can run GTA 5, CS:GO, FORTNITE(160 fps) etc


Poor

23 days ago.

for way cheaper the amd ryzen 3 2200g beats the crap out of this processor thus making the core i3 obsolete right now


Good

18 months ago.

I have this cpu in my main gaming pc its a great budget gaming cpu


Poor

2 months ago.

hate the fact it has 2 cores only


Excellent

4 months ago.

Its on of the best i3 processors and i have the processpr


Poor

2 years ago.

All i3s except for the 7350k are rubbish.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

11 months ago.

dpf-hp


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